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To know God and the soul

Roland J. Teske

To know God and the soul

essays on the thought of Saint Augustine

by Roland J. Teske

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-286) and indexes.

    StatementRoland J. Teske.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR65.A9 T44 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 289 p. ;
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20914778M
    ISBN 100813214874
    ISBN 109780813214870
    LC Control Number2006022031

      We know our bodies are temporal and the physical house for our eternal spirit and soul. Our soul is the essence of who we are, often referred to as the heart in the Bible. The Bible uses the Hebrew word leb to describe the mind, will, intellect, emotions and distinctive personality of a person. "How to Know God" is a beautiful translation of those. The book is relatively short (pocket sized with just over pages) and very readable. It offers one of the clearest explanations of the practice of yoga and meditation that I have read/5.

    (Click to listen to an audio recording of this article: Soul vs. spirit: What is the difference?) “For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of . I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (1 Thessalonians ). For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow (body), and is a discerner of the.

      Tony Reinke is senior writer for Desiring God and author of Competing Spectacles (), 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You (), John Newton on the Christian Life (), and Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books (). He hosts the Ask Pastor John podcast and lives in the Phoenix with his wife and three children. "I know from our long relationship that Jim Smith is a fine and trustworthy man, who authentically knows 'the good and beautiful God.' I can think of no higher compliment than this: I would happily trust the care of my soul to Jim and the good and beautiful God he commends to us.".


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To Know God and the Soul: Essays on the Thought of St. Augustine Paperback – Janu by Roland J Teske SJ (Author) See all 7 5/5(2). Here are summaries of the various stages at which a person can know God.

* Stage One: God is the Protector to those who see themselves in danger. This fits a world of bare survival, full of physical threats and danger.

This conception of God projects a being who is vengeful, quick to anger, jealous, 4/5. To Know God and the Soul presents a collection of essays on Augustine of Hippo written over the past twenty-five years by renowned philosopher Roland Teske. To Know God and the Soul presents a collection of essays on Augustine of Hippo written over the past twenty-five years by renowned philosopher Roland Teske.

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This book is a magical stairway to ascend to a life-changing experience of the sacred.". --Robert Thurman, Ph.D., professor of religion, Columbia University. "This book, which unfolds the knowledge of God-consciousness, is at once. a map of Spirit and a map of your own deepest Self."/5().

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Patanjali Yoga Sutras point the way. They are divided in four chapters/5(). The Little Soul & The Sun, a reincarnation story Once upon no time, there was a little Soul who said to God, "I know who I am.” And God said, "That's wonderful.

Who are you?" And the Little Soul shouted, "I'm the Light!" God smiled a big smile. "That's right!" God exclaimed. "You are the Light.".

Tozer begins his classic, The Knowledge of the Holy [Harper & Row], p. 9) with this provocative sentence: “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” He goes on to argue (ibid.), “We tend by a secret law of the soul to move toward our mental image of God.”.

How to Know God: The Soul's Journey Into the Mystery of Mysteries. Prolific author Chopra (The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Creating Health, etc.) explores the different ways people apprehend God. How to Know God describes the quest each of us is on, whether we realize it or not.

For, as Chopra puts it, "God is our highest instinct to know ourselves." This book makes a dramatic and enduring contribution to that knowledge. From the Trade Paperback edition. Customers who viewed this item also viewed these digital items /5(). The bestselling author of Ageless Body, Timeless Mind has written his most ambitious and important work yet - an exploration of the seven ways we 5/5(4).

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It was a really lovely (true) story, and a quick read. But if, like God, we saw the fight they had with their spouse that morning, or the way they had been treated by their boss when they showed up late, or how the person they had encountered right before you had cussed them out, we would be able to love that person in spite of their rudeness, because we would know their story.

In The Soul's Journey into God, considered Bonaventure's masterpiece, he takes the six-winged Seraph as the symbol for the six stages of contemplation in which the created world is /5.

The human soul is created by God (Jeremiah ). It can be strong or unsteady (2 Peter ); it can be lost or saved (James ; Ezekiel ). We know that the human soul needs atonement (Leviticus ) and is the part of us that is purified and protected by the truth and the work of the Holy Spirit (1 Peter ).

Editions for How To Know God: The Soul's Journey Into The Mystery Of Mysteries: (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover published. Matthew New International Version (NIV). 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ [] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment.

39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ [] 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on. In the spring ofat the age of 20, they handed Whitefield this book ‘The Life of God In The Soul of Man.’ Whitefield said, “I reallywanted to know God and be assured of salvation, but even strict discipline didn't seem to help.

God Showed me (in Scougal’s writings) that I. The Know. In 2 Nephi we learn that we must worship Christ with all our “might, mind, and strength” and our “whole soul.” The phrase “whole soul” appears seven times in the Book of Mormon and seems to be an important concept in the text.1 At first, it is hard to know exactly what this phrase might mean.

However, when read in light of the Old Testament, this phrase teaches us.But in Awakening Your Soul to the Presence of God, Fr. Kilian Healy says that you can indeed — and should — develop this kind of love for God.

Clearly and warmly, Fr. Healy (who was once the superior general of the Carmelite order worldwide) explains that God is constantly calling you to intimate friendship with Himself.